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Table 5 Risk factors for the presence of SICTT reactors as compared between cattle, goats and camels in the extensive livestock husbandry system within the study regions in Eritrea

From: Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in cattle, goats, and camels of traditional livestock raising communities in Eritrea

Variables Cattle herds (n = 232) Goat herds (n = 128) Camel herds (n = 29) Overall herds (n = 389)
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Water point sharing
 Yes 224 (96.6) 120 (93.8) 29 (100) 373 (95.9)
 No 8 (3.4) 8 (6.3) 0 (0.0) 16 (4.1)
Introduction of new animals
 Yes 42 (18.1) 5 (3.9) 4 (13.8) 51 (13.1)
 No 190 (81.9) 123 (96.1) 25 (86.2) 338 (86.9)
Livestock migration
 Yes 51 (22.0) 13 (10.2) 16 (55.2) 80 (20.6)
 No 181 (78.0) 115 (89.8) 13 (44.8) 309 (79.4)
Source of water
 Outside farms 128 (55.2) 46 (35.9) 11 (37.9) 185 (47.6)
 Inside farms 49 (21.1) 60 (46.9) 17 (58.6) 126 (32.4)
 Inside and outside farms 55 (23.7) 22 (17.2) 1 (3.4) 78 (20.0)